Focke Packaging Solutions: Unprinted cardboard perseveres through COVID-19

 18 Nov 2021

Focke is using solid cardboard for secondary packaging solutions. By not using any plastic, the company says it can save materials and improve end-of-life solutions. PackagingInsights speaks to Phillip Stevens at FackPack 2021, Focke’s sales manager for food and consumers, about the business’ environmental advances and its handling of COVID-19 challenges.

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25 Nov 2021 | CNS Media

Ahead of Interpom 2021, experts from Mondi, Rovema and VDH Packaging Creations share their respective roles in creating perforated potato bags from kraft paper. Mondi supplies the paper, Rovema the machine and VDH Packaging Creations the perforating technology – but what are the challenges and opportunities... Read More

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23 Nov 2021 | La Vie – Nestlé Waters Vietnam

Dr. Fausto Tazzi, CEO of La Vie – Nestlé Waters Vietnam and vice chairman of PRO Vietnam, joins in on the good-versus-bad plastics debate. He underscores how the problem revolves less around the material itself and more with its irresponsible disposal. Tazzi also shares his views on transitioning from think... Read More

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16 Nov 2021 | Gradient System Integration

Design elements and text on packaging have to be “100% error-free,” says Klaus Waldherr, sales manager at Gradient System Integration. His company provides text, art and pixel-proofing services for the automated creation of layouts and quality inspection of secondary packaging in the pharmaceutical and... Read More

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09 Nov 2021 | Herrmann Ultraschall

Ultrasonic sealing is a technique used to seal flexible plastics by generating energy at a molecular level with acoustic vibrations. At FachPack 2021, Herrmann Ultraschall’s product manager Micha Augenstein demonstrates how the company’s newest sealing module can reduce energy consumption and carbon... Read More

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05 Nov 2021 | FreeFormPack

Danevert Åsbrink, managing director at fiber-based innovator FreeForm Packaging, discusses the company’s formable solutions, which can be developed with high barriers for non-liquid food and all non-food markets. FreeForm Packaging is a joint venture company between BillerudKorsnäs and Curti. Speaking at... Read More

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28 Oct 2021 | Greiner Packaging

Greiner Packaging unveiled its self-separating cup at FachPack 2021, where we discussed the innovation with Jörg Sabo, global marketing and innovation director. The K3 r100 cup is a cardboard-plastic combination delivering enhanced recyclability with an easy-to-detach tear-off system. Significantly, if... Read More

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26 Oct 2021 | Markem-Imaje

Ensuring the right codes are printed on the right packaging can have serious health and environmental sustainability consequences – especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Markem-Imaje is showcasing, among other things, its CoLOS traceability system for preventing counterfeiting and guarantee... Read More

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21 Oct 2021 | Sealed Air

At FachPack 2021, Sealed Air’s vice president sales Pavel Kysely sat down with PackagingInsights to discuss the plastic-to-paper shifts in shipping fillers. The company showcased its range of machines for autobags and bubble wrap inflators on the busy show floor. Kysely shares some examples of where plastic... Read More

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19 Oct 2021 | Mondi

Speaking at FachPack 2021, Torsten Fleck, head of sales for Central and Northern Europe containerboards at Mondi, presents ProVantage Smartwhite, an innovative product combining the quality features of a premium White Top Kraftliner with recyclability. Iris Perz, external communication manager for corrugated... Read More

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14 Oct 2021 | Syntegon

Speaking to PackagingInsights, Syntegon’s director of sustainable solutions Torsten Sauer explains how the company’s new integrated machinery enables producers to switch to fiber-based materials like grass to reduce plastic consumption. He also discusses how choosing different types of plastic can reduce... Read More

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12 Oct 2021 | Herma US

Herma US delivers labeling machinery and self-adhesive labels to the global packaging marketplace. Herma US CEO Peter Goff discusses meeting the challenge of providing labels for billions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines at an unprecedented pace without sacrificing accuracy. This continuous operation is made... Read More

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05 Oct 2021 | Mosca

Mosca showcased its pallet strapping and banding technologies at FachPack 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany. Adrian Ritzhaupt, the company’s group director of commercial services, speaks with PackagingInsights about how automation is improving efficiency. A part of Industry 4.0, Ritzhaupt discusses how Mosca’s... Read More

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04 Oct 2021 | Coveris

Speaking at FachPack 2021, Will Mercer, business unit R&D director at Coveris, takes us through the company’s latest circular economy solutions, namely its MonoFlex monomaterials range, Duralite R Recycled shrink film, wash-off labels and linerless label punnets. Coveris recently unveiled a Film Science Lab... Read More

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30 Sep 2021 | Paccor

Speaking at FachPack 2021, Paccor CEO Andreas Schütte discusses the launch of Paccor Cloud Solutions, a database designed to enhance recycling levels for food and non-food plastics packaging through intelligent identification systems. Schütte outlines how the Holy Grail 2.0 digital watermarking project in... Read More

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30 Sep 2021 | Weber Labeling & Coding Solutions

Is the packaging industry ready for a label-less future? Debbie Poulus, marketing and communication at Weber Labeling & Coding Solutions, argues there is still ample room for both labeling and coding technologies. The company showcased a range of innovative labeling machines and coding printers at Empack... Read More

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29 Sep 2021 | Schubert

Speaking at FachPack 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany, Marcel Kiessling, managing director at Schubert, showcases the two-in-one combination of flowpacker and cartoner. Ülker in Turkey is one customer benefitting from the machine’s unique flexibility, packing chocolate in a multipack flow wrap while also enjoying... Read More

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28 Sep 2021 | Industrial Cobotics

Cobots, short for cooperative robots, are becoming increasingly popular due to their flexibility and cost-efficiency. At Empack 2021, Piet Dijkstra, area sales manager at Industrial Cobotics, shares some of the advantages of working with cobots instead of robots, such as short implementation times and quick... Read More

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